Duchy Catering buys Hopkinson Catering

05 March 2007 by
Duchy Catering buys Hopkinson Catering

Duchy Catering has purchased Hopkinson Catering after the latter was placed into administration last week.

The deal, first revealed on Kitchen Rat](http://www.kitchenrat.com/2007/02/hopkinson-catering-takeover-complete.html), handled by financial services company KPMG, creates an independent caterer with a combined turnover nearing £20m with more than 110 contracts.

Duchy's managing director, Andrew Howarth, said: "The talent, appetite and passion of the combined teams will enable us to provide services that continue to exceed client expectations."

Howarth added the acquisition of Midlands caterer Hopkinson, which has headquarters in Leamington Spa, would help it to extend its reach from Yorkshire and the north of England further into the South of the country.

Hopinkson Catering founders Frank and Fiona will be retained with the business as part of the deal.

Duchy Catering >>

Hopkinson lands first contracts >>

By Jessica Harvey

E-mail your comments to [Jessica Harvey](mailto:chris.druce@rbi.co.uk?subject=Ducy Catering buys Hopkinson Catering) here.

[The Caterer Blog](http://www.caterersearch.com/blogs/catering-news-blog/) Catch up with more news and gossip on the Caterer Blog here
[Newswire For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail news alerts.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking